So far the specialized skill for recognizing facial features holistically has been assumed to be a quality that only humans and possibly primates possess. Although it's well known, that faces and eye contact play an important ...
A rapid but superior method for computerized face recognition could revolutionize security systems especially if it can see through disguises, according to research published in this month's issue of the International Journal ...
When it comes to picking a face out of a police lineup, would you guess that you would use some of the same processes a pigeon might use?
In the largest study of its kind Dr Michael Lewis of Cardiff University's School of Psychology, collected a random sample of 1205 black, white, and mixed-race faces.
A research project led by Dr Joydeep Bhattacharya at Goldsmiths, University of London has shown that it is possible to influence emotional evaluation of visual stimuli by listening to musical excerpts before the evaluation.
Rapid improvements in facial-recognition software mean airport security workers might one day know with near certainty whether they're looking at a stressed-out tourist or staring a terrorist in the eye.
NASA astronomers working with data from the Kepler space observatory have presented the largest single crop of newly discovered exoplanets to date. It's impressive – 1,284 new planets have been announced, including around ...
(AP) -- To fight dwindling camera sales, manufacturers are slashing prices for point-and-shoots - often below $100 - and offering more features for the money.
Genetic diseases and genetically mixed populations can help researchers understand human diversity and human origins according to a Penn State physical anthropologist.
China's commercial hub Shanghai was blanketed by dense smog Friday, delaying flights and spurring sales of face masks.